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Christian Pulisic gives his opinion on Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Sheffield United in the FA Cup quarter-finals

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Christian Pulisic admitted that Chelsea had to suffer in parts during their 2-0 FA Cup quarter-final victory against Sheffield United on Sunday afternoon.

 

Thomas Tuchel’s side were far from their best at stamford bridge, but managed to book a place their spot in the semi-finals when an own goal by Oliver Norwood in the first half put Chelsea on track before substitute Hakim Ziyech sealed the tie in injury time.

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Pulisic came back on the sidelines and played 83 minutes, producing a brighter display and was his biggest threat going forward. He should have scored a goal in the first half, but squandered his excellent shot at point blank range

 

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Chelsea defeated Sheffield United 2-0 to advance to the semifinals of the FA Cup. (Photo by Getty Images)

 

Speaking to BBC post-match, he said: “Yes, they didn’t make it easy on us. We knew they had quality and we had to suffer a bit in the second half but it was another clean sheet and a good performance.

“Yes, we knew it was going to be uncomfortable with a bit of pressure but we had to be strong and defend so in the end I was happy.

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“Yes, they are a good defensive side as well. I had a few chances myself that I could have done better with but in the end we got the two goals. It was a good result.

 

” We have a confident bunch of guys and when you go on a streak like this you feel good, you feel like we can beat anyone, so it is a good feeling.”

 

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